Travel and border information for Norway

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Travel and quarantine requirements when arriving in Norway

The covid situation changes rapidly  so make sure to update yourself on the Corona website from the Norwegian authorities. From January 2nd 2021, the government has imposed mandatory testing for Covid-19 for all travellers to Norway and from 18/01 this jas to be done at the border where one enters the country.

Last update  18/01/2021

Ups: new updated information from 18/01/2021

Mandatory testing at the border - regjeringen.no

Mandatory testing for travellers to Norway - regjeringen.no

Government introduced registration requirement for all people entering Norway - regjeringen.no 

Since 1 August the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises  against non-essential travel to Belgium. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is maintaining its global advice against non-essential travel to all countries apart from those for which exceptions have been made. This travel advice currently applies until 16 January 2021.

For information about the countries in the Schengen area/EEA and the regions in the Nordic countries that are excepted from the travel advice, see the map on the Norwegian Institute of Public Health website and the Ministry’s travel information.   

If you nonetheless decide to travel to Norway from Belgium you will be required to go into quarantine for 10 days upon arrival in Norway. Travellers must provide proof of residency for a continuous stay at a registered Norwegian address for the first 10 days after arriving in Norway. Persons who cannot document having a place to stay at the same address for the ten days of quarantine can be denied entry to Norway. The Norwegian Health authorities have created a webpage with more information about travel quarantine requirements

The criteria used as a basis for assessing the covid-19 situation can be found on the website of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.The the Norwegian Institute of Public Health updates the overview of which countries and regions fulfil the criteria at least every 14 days.

Please note that the Embassy does not have any other information than provided on the above-mentioned webpages.